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Public Health and Community MedicineISSN: 2643-4512


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710053

Personal Beliefs and Their Impact on Preventive Behaviors during Times of Pandemic: A Biomedical-Philosophical Reflection

Ivan Lozada Martinez, Erick Gonzalez Amador and Daniela Torres Llinás

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: December 31, 2020

Taking a glimpse at the exponential growth of these alarming numbers, as the result of an infection that has wreaked havoc around the world, it is imperative to think about what will hold us shortly. This situation has affected all social and productive sectors at the national and international levels, leading to high rates of unemployment, poverty, inequity, violence, among others, making the solution of this scenario the main current objective of the United Nations (UN). Today, the region of t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710052

Suicide in Physicians: We Need to Safeguard Our Mental Health in Times of Pandemic

Ivan Lozada Martinez, Maria Bolaño Romero and Daniela Torres Llinás

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: December 03, 2020

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the emotional sphere of health workers has been overwhelmingly affected, as a result of the collapse of global health systems, lack of support from the state, discrimination and stigmatization by the general population, family isolation, loss of colleagues, among other causes; another condition is added that contributes to the progressive deterioration of the mental health of these, which is the Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome. Currently, there are no reliabl...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710051

Factors Associated with Born Before Arrival and Birth Outcome among Postnatal Women Attending Irchagadera Hospital, Garissa County, Kenya

Peter Kamau Wanyoike and Felix Mwendwa Mutua

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: November 04, 2020

Born before arrival (BBA) is a childbirth that occurs outside health facility. BBA constitute a high-risk newborn population and have increased perinatal mortality and morbidity. BBA neonatal adverse birth outcome prolong hospital stay. Garissa Counties with the highest number of BBA (2%) compared with national (0.9%). The study adopted a multistage sampling technique and 122 postnatal mothers were interviewed and data analyzed using Statistic Package of Social Science (SPSS) version 26. Bivaria...

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